According to a release from Hillside police Lt. Vincent Ricciardi, Oneil N. Swaby, 21, first tried to steal a blue 1998 Acura Integra Wednesday morning from the parking lot of a Long Avenue convenience store. When the attempt failed, Swaby, posing as the vehicle’s owner, called a tow truck to have the car transported to his Irvington residence.
It is not believed that the tow truck driver was in on the scam, said Hillside police Lt. Richard Floyd.
Hillside and Irvington police tracked the car to Krotik Place in Irvington, where Swaby was arrested and charged with theft of a motor vehicle. He is currently being held in the Union County Jail in lieu of $20,000 bail.Did you like this post? Leave your comments below!Found this Post interesting? Receive new posts via RSS (What is RSS?) or Subscribe to CR by Email